The snow build up in the Sierra is going to make for an incredible summer in the back country. Here are a few shots from the summer following our last big wet winter (2011).
2016 Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge recap To the participants and volunteers who contributed to our 2016 Trans-Sierra summer treks, thank you for making this summer among our most memorable. Our 3 teams, pictured above and below, ranged from 14 to 74 … Continued
Tomorrow we begin a series of 19 talks at REI locations throughout California dedicated to motivating and inspiring individuals of all ages to set and reach ambitious goals like summiting Mt. Whitney, or hiking to the bottom of the Grand … Continued
Our youngest Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge participant this season was 12 year old writer, musician, producer and all-around great kid Dylan Reiss. Not only was the week long adventure quality time spent with dad, but when you’re 12 years old and hike 55 miles … Continued
“The Trans Sierra Trek looks amazing! I, however am out of shape and never done any overnight backpacking trips, let alone anything close to a long trek. What is needed to prepare and get in shape to do something like … Continued